UWF Scholarships

Lindsey Hoffman – EKB Scholar 2020/21

APRIL 2020 $65,000+ for 2020-2021 scholarship awards. Read our news below.

Local ScholarshipsIn May 2020 we provided over $65,000 to many women and girls from East Jefferson County. UWF gives many awards including scholarships based on the Elmira K. Beyer criteria; scholarships based on the Lisa T. Painter criteria; the Constance Anna Pash scholarship for science/math disciplines; scholarships based on the Environmental criteria; Technical Career Scholarship; High School scholarships; Sophomore Assistance award and STEM awards. See more info below.

National AAUW Awards – Unrelated to local Port Townsend branch, the national AAUW organization has a wide range of fellowships and grants for community projects and women pursuing research, certificates, or advanced degrees. Could someone you know be in next year’s class of AAUW fellows? click here for info…


Katherine Davis 2020 Environmental Scholar

— UWF Scholarship Winner List 2014-2020
— 2020-2021 Scholarships and Awards

Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship fund, allows up to $11,000 in scholarships after completing at least one year of college study (AP and similar courses taken in high school do not count). Read more about Elmira Beyer.

The Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarships are awarded to women who plan to study law, fine arts or health care disciplines. Read more about Lisa Painter.

The UWF Environmental Scholarship is awarded to a woman who plans to study environmental science with an interest in climate change. Click to read/print Criteria

Constance Anna Pash Scholarship, CAP, generously funded by AAUW PT member Virginia Thompson in honor of her mother. It is for students who are already in college pursuing STEM degrees with an emphasis on math-based disciplines. Read more about these generous women.

High School Scholarships for first year of college are offered to seniors at Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene High Schools. Click to read/print Criteria. Winners of this award can also apply for Sophomore Year Assistance award.

Technical/Career School Scholarship. For an East Jefferson County woman to attend a school accredited by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) or by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Click to read/print Criteria

STEM Awards for High School young women who are nominated by their schools for science, math and technology achievement.

Tech Trek STEM Summer Camp for young women in their summer after 7th grade. Read more…

No person may win more than one UWF scholarship in any one year.

Email us for information:  uwfscholarship@aauwpt.org
Mail to:
UWF Scholarship Committee
PO Box 644
Port Townsend WA 98368

ARCHIVES – Read about our prior winners